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MU Law Poll: K-12 still a top issue for voters; governor race a dead heat

The newest Marquette University Law School Poll was released by Prof. Charles Franklin on October 31 and it included an array of questions on various election and other issues.  This poll asked more K-12 related questions than previous polls including questions on teacher pay and priorities for increasing student achievement.

K-12 education once again featured as a top issue for likely voters: Continue reading MU Law Poll: K-12 still a top issue for voters; governor race a dead heat

Are schools and roads on a collision course when it comes to funding?

Lost, perhaps, amidst all the focus on candidates in statewide races in the latest Marquette University Law School Poll released last week were results that suggest voters are more open to investing more for schools than they are for roads.  Taxes and spending for schools and roads have been key issues in the race for governor.

On the broad question of state taxes and state services, 51 percent of registered voters surveyed said they would rather pay higher taxes and have state government provide more services, while 42 percent said they prefer lower taxes and fewer services from the state.
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MU Law Poll: continued strong support for increased K-12 funding

The newest Marquette Law School Poll was released by Prof. Charles Franklin (pictured) on September 18 and it included an array of questions on various election and other issues. It featured K-12 education-related questions including the recurring question of increased school funding vs reducing property taxes:

This continues a trend of strong support for increased school spending: Continue reading MU Law Poll: continued strong support for increased K-12 funding

MU Law Poll: strong support again for increased K-12 funding; education is a top issue

The newest Marquette Law School Poll was released by Prof. Charles Franklin (pictured) on August 22 and it included an array of questions on various election and other issues. It featured several K-12 education-related questions including the recurring question of increased school funding vs reducing property taxes:

This number is up from the 59% who preferred school funding in June.

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MU Law Poll: Strong support for increased funding for public schools

The newest Marquette Law School Poll was released by Prof. Charles Franklin (pictured) on June 20 and it included an array of questions on various topics, including upcoming statewide election races and federal issues. On the K-12 front, the following question again showed strong support for increases in public school funding:

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MU Law Poll: K-12 Education Top Budget Priority

The newest Marquette Law School Poll was released by Prof. Charles Franklin (pictured) on June 28 and it asked state residents what were their top priorities for additional state spending among major state budget items.  K-12 education clearly stood out as the top state budget priority:

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Marquette Poll: 80% Support Increasing State Aid to Schools

franklinToday’s Marquette University Law School Poll, run by Prof. Charles Franklin (pictured), included two K-12 related questions:

This is a huge result in favor of more resources for schools and one that hopefully reaches state legislators as they begin their work on the budget. It is certainly something you should add to your testimony if you plan to speak at a public hearing of the Joint Finance Committee in April. Continue reading Marquette Poll: 80% Support Increasing State Aid to Schools